A Novel Approach To Image Thresholding Based On 2d Homogeneity Histogram And Maximum Fuzzy Entropy
AbstractImage thresholding is an important topic for image processing, pattern recognition and computer vision. Fuzzy set theory has been successfully applied to many areas, and it is generally believed that image processing bears some fuzziness in nature. In this paper, we employ the newly proposed 2D homogeneity histogram (homogram) and the maximum fuzzy entropy principle to perform thresholding. We have conducted experiments on a variety of images. The experimental results demonstrate that the proposed approach can select the thresholds automatically and effectively. Especially, it not only can process "clean" images, but also can process images with different kinds of noises and images with multiple kinds of noise well without knowing the type of the noise, which is the most difficult task for image thresholding. It will be useful for applications in computer vision and image processing.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. in its journal New Mathematics and Natural Computation.
Volume (Year): 07 (2011)
Issue (Month): 01 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.worldscinet.com/nmnc/nmnc.shtml
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Tai Tone Lim).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.